Destination guide

The riverside setting of Bowie is ready to explore

The area's theater scene and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Bowie. Renowned for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. United States Capitol and Ford's Theater are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Bowie

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Bowie a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags America (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Bowie Golf and Country Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Lake Presidential Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Goddard Visitor Center (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Cross Creek Golf Club (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bowie

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Bowie is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Allen Pond Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Old Maryland Farm (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Greenbelt Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Buddy Attick Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Lake Artemesia Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Benning Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bowie

The nearest airport is in Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 10.4 mi (16.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Bowie State Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bowie?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,574 house rentals around Bowie. From 1,018 Houses to 230 Townhouses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bowie is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bowie?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bowie:

  • Eastern Market: 361 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 488 vacation rentals
  • Kingman Park: 166 vacation rentals
  • Georgetown: 1,107 vacation rentals
  • Logan Circle: 535 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Bowie?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Bowie. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bowie State Station: 2,083 home rentals
  • Prince George's Stadium: 1,951 home rentals
  • Belair Stable Museum: 2,098 home rentals
  • Bowie Golf and Country Club: 2,099 home rentals
  • Bowie State University: 2,026 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bowie listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bowie?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,018 Houses in Bowie. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bowie include:

  • Townhouses: 230 lodging choices
  • Estates: 9 lodging choices
  • Villas: 8 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bowie?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 502 vacation homes with pool available in Bowie.

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